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Free Tours by Foot

1400 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610-1548
+1 312-612-0826
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Lots of FUN!!

The Gangster tour was much more informative than i thought it would be - lot of fun facts and... read more

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Claire N
Lincoln Park Blues & Gangster Tour

The Lincoln Park Blues & Gangster Tour was a fun tour! Hillary was our tour guide & she was... read more

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Free Tours by Foot offers pay-what-you-like tours of Chicago, focusing on walking tour, self-guided bike tours and ghosts tours. Name your own price, including free. Pay-what-you-like tours are tours for every budget.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1400 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610-1548
Gold Coast
+1 312-612-0826

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Reviewed yesterday

The Gangster tour was much more informative than i thought it would be - lot of fun facts and tidbits.......even a little bit about ghosts. I'm a Chicagoan and I still learned quite a bit about our past.

Thank Claire N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Lincoln Park Blues & Gangster Tour was a fun tour! Hillary was our tour guide & she was exceptional. She was loud and informed. She told us the stories of the Northside and Southside gangs, explained how the phrase "black mail" was coined, "Lady...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a tour with Mel. She is very enthusiastic about the city, energetic and great overall. Recommended!

Thank IKru
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love our Chicago tour with Andy! He was personable, entertaining and very knowledgeable. Have already recommended this to friends that were in Chicago next week.

Thank Anissa1218
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed our tour with Bruce in Lincoln Park that covered Blues and Gangsters. He was very knowledgeable, passionate and loud enough for everyone to hear him over any traffic. It was a warm day, but he did his best to keep us in...More

1  Thank GypsyGirlTeri
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took the Riverwalk tour on Sept. 6 led by Michael. I went on a similar tour by him year or so ago and wanted to do it again. Michael is a great stroyteller.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was perfect with our guide Alexander. He was passionate about his city. He shared with us great details and anecdotes. Futhermore, my friend and I were the only ones that showed up so we had a private tour which was great and really...More

Thank Elise D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on River walk and History tour @ 600 pm with Michael. He was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable, interesting and fun guide. It's nice to get a more personal tour where you can talk to the guide instead of just having the guide...More

Thank nancyc2780
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very interesting & fun tour with Bruce. Bruce was a very involved & knowledgable guide who showed us through & told us us about the loop history & architecture.i Highly recommend this tour & guide.

1  Thank jennifer870
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible experience! Andy, our tour guide, is not only very knowledgeable about the points and people of interest, he presents it all in way that has some levity while remaining respectful. I highly recommend this tour if you have an interest in haunted...More

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312FTBF, Manager at Free Tours by Foot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for attending the tour and thanks for the review!

Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from Lula T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but each tour is around 2 hours and you'll need to allow time to get to the next one, plus maybe time to eat/drink/use the bathroom! I would say don't book one earlier than an hour after the previous one ends, e.g. A... More
July 31, 2016|
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Response from 312FTBF | Property representative |
Looks like you've already got an answer! Their website lists all the types of tours, descriptions, and the tour calendar.
Abhik G
April 22, 2016|
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Response from 312FTBF | Property representative |
Another route to book: Click on Calendar (top left corner), Scroll through the calendar to pick your tour date/time/type. Click on it. Click on "Reserve online"- That will bring you to another calendar. Pick your date... More